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Four men arrested after drug raid of Winslow Street apartment
WATERTOWN, NY— Members of the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 332 Winslow St., Apt. 1, at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, June 21, and arrested four men for possessing 48.1 grams of cocaine, police said.
Jefferson County Jail receiving funds for drug-counseling pilot program for inmates
Sixteen county jails across the state, including the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, will be provided funding to expand and add drug-counseling services for inmates through a pilot program.
Watertown man accused of making threats and having marijuana
WATERTOWN — City police charged Joshua A. Beaumont, 21, of 1708 Ohio St., Apt. 41, with second-degree aggravated harassment and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana at 3:52 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
Watertown woman charged with aggravated DWI
WATERTOWN — City police charged Trishia A. Seymour, 47, of 201 Creekwood Drive, Apt. 5, with aggravated driving while intoxicated at 8:49 p.m. Thursday at 726 Lillian St.
New bike shop to open in downtown Watertown
Aaron Austin, who has about 12 years experience in the bike retailer business, plans to open Re-Cre’s Bike Studio in a storefront at 168 Court St. by July 1.
Watertown auction yields $455,621 in tax sale certificates
The city Comptroller’s Office auctioned off 176 tax sale certificates Thursday, raising more than $455,621 on properties whose owners are delinquent on taxes.
DANC board discusses back payment from city of Watertown on Fort Drum water contract
During a lull while the board waited for a quorum to resume an executive session, however, the matter of ongoing negotiations between DANC, the city of Watertown and Fort Drum came up for discussion for the first time in public session.
Can you dig it? Reopening mine creates 200 new jobs in St. Lawrence County
“This is a great community. There’s a tremendous quality of life, but you have to have a job,” Mr. Pataki said during a celebration marking the reopening of the St. Lawrence Zinc Mine, according to a story published June 13 by the Watertown Daily Times. “Because of this mine reopening, more than 200
Croghan man charged with DWI after attempting to pass through closed road
Authorities say Kenneth C. Kampnich, of 10487 State Route 812, attempted to pass through a closed road as firefighters were responding to a structure fire on State Route 410. When a deputy approached Mr. Kampnich to redirect his truck, he noticed an open container in the vehicle. Upon investigation,
Flower Library seeks donations for big sale
Friends of Flower Memorial Library are seeking donations throughout the summer and fall for their annual book sale, which will begin Saturday, Oct. 27. Sorters are looking for books in good condition. The sale will run for 12 days.
Minimal damage, no one hurt in Castorland house fire
Castorland Fire responded, along with Beaver Falls and Croghan Volunteer fire departments, to extinguish the flames. There was minimal damage to belongings, but the building suffers some smoke and water damage.
Farmers market to open at Carthage Area Hospital Wednesday
The Down to Earth Gardens Co-Op farmers market will be held noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays outside the main entrance of Carthage Area Hospital, 1001 West St., starting next week. This is a change in location from last year.
Puppy love: Schools find that therapy dogs help students deal with issues
“I’ve definitely noticed an increase in the last, I’d say, five years,” Rachel Mathews was quoted as saying in a story published June 14 by the Watertown Daily Times. “Really, any environment where there’s a lot of stress I’d say I’ve seen an increasing interest in therapy animals.”
Traffic alert: Knickerbocker Drive
WATERTOWN, NY— The City of Watertown’s DPW crews will be in the process of street reconstruction on Knickerbocker Drive between Gotham Street and Ward Street. This project will begin Monday, June 25.
Story on Cobb ‘poll’ belongs on op-ed page
I am sorely disappointed by many things in Abraham Kenmore’s article (“Cobb campaign releases polling data from April,” June 19). First and foremost, your topic is not news but opinion. This information should appear in the Opinion or Letters section. The simple reason is that the entire article is
Whiskey Island: This Former Smuggler's Haven Is Now a Private Paradise for $2.4M
Until the 1920s,Whiskey IslandinClayton, NY,was called Coral Island for the shoals surrounding the 3.1-acre isle. But those shoals and the isle's strategic location on the U.S.-Canadian border made it the perfect "drop and run" point for smugglers during Prohibition, earning the name change.Today, W
The Army splits with a West Point grad from New Castle who wrote ‘Communism will win’
© Courtesy of Spenser Rapone via APIn this May 2016 photo provided by Spenser Rapone, Mr. Rapone raises his left fist while displaying a sign inside his hat that reads "Communism will win" after graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
Army boots West Point grad who touted communist revolt
Spenser Rapone raises his left fist while displaying a sign inside his hat that reads "Communism will win," after graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.Spenser Rapone / AP file
Philadelphia woman charged with Gouverneur burglary
GOUVERNEUR — State police on June 15, charged Gail M. Wylie, 45, of Philadelphia, with second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal contempt, both felonies.
Watertown Fire Chief receives state award
Chief Herman, who’s been the fire chief for nearly eight years and with the department for 32, had not known he was nominated for the award before being told he won it this year.